Daily Archives: July 6, 2008

Pet Kidney Failures: Tainted Pet Food Still Killing Pets In Barbados?

“I thought that the tainted Chinese pet food scandal was over, but then two dogs from the same household died within days of each other – both from kidney failure! This happened in Barbados. Later, I was speaking to a friend in Canada, and his sister’s cat had just died from unexplained kidney failure. If your pet was lethargic (without energy), vomiting, and then died from kidney failure it is possible that it may have eaten either melamine-tainted food or possibly a medication like aspirin. (Rat poison (Warfarin) has very different symptoms like bleeding.)…”

… from the Keltruth Blog major article Did your pet die suddenly from kidney failure? Tainted petfood could be the cause.

Keltruth Blog Looks At Tainted Human & Pet Food Ingredients From China

Our friends at Keltruth Blog have published a well researched major article on pet-food deaths in Barbados and elsewhere – along with a look at the poisoned ingredients that made it into the human food chain during the China poisoned food scandal.

Upon reading their article, we have to agree – it is not over yet, folks.

Are any pet foods in Barbados affected? How can you protect yourself, your family and your pets?

Keltruth Blog has some of the answers in a well-researched and easy-reading story LINK HERE.

Previous BFP article: Chinese Pet Food Poison Found In USA Human Food Chain

Photo: Our sympathies to Aliza Sherman in Anchorage, Alaska who lost her beloved Chewie to a mysterious illness. She blogged about looking after her pet in Chewie’s final days at Cyber Chewie – Caring For A Dying Dog


Filed under Barbados, China, Health

Asian Cricket Chief: Bring Cricket To The 2012 Olympics

Sounds Good To Us!

THE new chairman of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has said that he wants to try to get the sport included in the 2012 Olympics even though the earliest it can become part of the programme is technically 2020.

Nasim Ashraf, chairman of the Pakistian Cricket Board, made his promise after replacing Sri Lanka’s Arjuna Ranatunga as the new ACC chief for a two-year period during the Council’s annual meeting held today.

He said: “Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world and deserves to be in the Olympics.

“We will try our level best to get it included in the London Olympics.”

… continue reading this article at Inside The Games


Filed under Barbados, Cricket, Olympics

CARICOM Praises Fidel Castro As “Lighting The Path For Others To Follow”

Ian Bourne at Bajan Reporter has the full story on how CARICOM equates Brian Lara with Fidel Castro (see BR’s story Opening Address – 29th Regular Meeting with Heads of Government of CARICOM: Hon. Baldwin Spencer PM of Antigua and Barbuda, Incoming Chair of CARICOM)

Here is a reminder about some of that light and Castro’s path as honoured by Barbados and CARICOM.

Remembering the Executed, the Murdered, the Imprisoned, the Disappeared…

The Penalty For Hooking Up To The Internet In Cuba…

Imprisoned Journalists & Democracy Advocates…

Open A Home Library In Cuba And See What Happens….

Racism Against Blacks In Cuba…



Filed under Barbados, CARICOM, Cuba, Ethics, History, Human Rights, Slavery